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Richard J Benn

Chief Executive Office at Cheetah Management Services Lda

Richard Benn has over 39 years experience in professional accountancy, auditing and international taxation, as an entrepreneur, businessman, strategic planner and international tax advisor in Southern Africa and Europe. In addition to being the founder and serving as CEO of Cheetah Management Services he serves as director on many international companies both in executive and non- executive capacities.

Richard Benn’s main activities are related to corporate structuring, strategic planning and international taxation consulting. These activities are undertaken in close cooperation with large international accounting practices and legal firms. Richard is responsible for the Chief Executive function as well as the marketing and growth of new international clients for the firm.

Richard Benn holds a B.Com and B.Compt (Honours) degrees and is a Chartered Accountant registered with both the Institute of Chartered Accountant of South Africa (SAICA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW).


Cheetah Management Services Lda
22 years
Managing Director
1998 – Present (22 years)
Rua das Hortas No 1, Edificio do Carmo 5-500, Funchal 9050-024, Madeira,Portugal
Chief Executive Officer

Anglo Platinum
Senior Manager
April 1994 – January 1998 (3 years 10 months)

Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Ltd Senior Manager
August 1987 – March 1994 (6 years 8 months)


South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
CA (SA), Chartered Accountant
(1989 – 1989)

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
ACA, Chartered Accountant
(2010 – 2010)

University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika
B. Compt (Honours), Accountancy and Auditing
(1979 – 1980)

Rhodes University
B. Com, Mercantile Law, Accountancy and Business Economics
(1975 – 1977)

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